Ebuka Ibekwe: The star Golden Eaglets needs to fly

As the Nigeria’s national U-17 male team, Golden Eaglets continues to intensify training ahead of the 2021 U-17 Africa Youth Championship, AYC qualifiers in Abuja, Ebuka Ibekwe is one player the coach Fatai Amoo-led teenagers cannot overlook in his team…

Tennis greats, Nadal, Federer others pay last respect to Maradona

Spaniard Rafael Nadal led the tennis world in paying tribute to Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. “Today the world of sports in general and football in…

SWAN receives N11.4 Million FIFA/CAF Covid-19 relief fund from NFF

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo has commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the release of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Fund. The NFF had released the sum of N11,400,000 (eleven million, four hundred thousand…

Aruna Quadri’s club records victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Africa’s number tennis star, Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend. Quadri who…

CAF Champions League: Plateau United will bounce back – Isah Ndala

By Amaechi Agbo Despite losing their first leg of the first leg of their preliminary round of the CAF Champions League tie at home to Simba FC of Tanzania in Jos, Plateau United midfield maestro as called on Nigerians not…

Eagles coach praises Itaka FC for super performance against NPFL side

By Albert Akota Former Super Eagles captain and now Assistant coach to the team Joseph Yobo has commended John Utaka Football Club after he watched the youthful Minna based team lose 2-1 to NPFL side at the Tafawa Balewa stadium…

NFF mourns former Senegalese star Papa Diop, consoles FA, family

By Amaechi Agbo The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has expressed sadness over the death of former Senegalese forward, Papa Bouba Diop. The federation also sent in their condolence message to the Senegalese Football Association and the family of the late…

D’Tigers maintains unbeaten run as 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifier ends in Rwanda

D’Tigers maintained their unbeaten run on Sunday after the team concluded their first FIBA Afrobasket on a winning note as they maintained their unbeaten run with another emphatic 91-68 points win against Mali. Captain, Ike Diogu led from the front…

CAF Champions League: Simba FC are not invincible – Maikaba

Plateau United coach, Abdul Maikaba has disclosed that Simba FC of Tanzania are not invincible as the two teams are set to clash in the return leg of the preliminary round of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League this weekend. Coach…

Again, what manner of sports are these?

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO [email protected] | 08033077519 As sports enthusiasts entertained themselves watching the actions across the globe over the weekend, two of the athletes survived being killed in their respective sports from which they eke out a…